Spencer Cappallo is a PhD candidate in Machine Learning and Computer Vision at the University of Amsterdam. His focus is on zero-example visual retrieval and new challenges presented by social media. In his free time, he plays board games, goes on bicycle tours, and writes about himself in the third person.
MSc in Scientific Computation, 2013
BSc in Physics, 2010
University of St. Andrews
Along with a fellow PhD candidate, I have organized and run the lab sessions for:
These lab sessions consisted of a series of Jupyter notebooks with assignments, culminating in a class-wide machine learning competition on Kaggle. I wrote custom server software to automatically evaluate students’ code (a la Coursera), for which we received a UvA GrassRoots grant.